rap etymology

Dutch word rap comes from Proto-Germanic *hrapōną, and later Frankish *hrapōn (To jerk. To snatch.)

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Detailed word origin of rap

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*hrapōną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To graze, make contact (with), touch. To scratch, scrape. To snatch.
*hrapōn Frankish (frk) To jerk. To snatch.
*rapōn Old Dutch (odt)
rapen Middle Dutch (dum) To gather, to collect. To pick up.
rap Middle Dutch (dum)
rap Dutch (nld) Quick, fast.

Words with the same origin as rap

Descendants of *hrapōną
oprapen rafel rapen